Valuation

The valuation of a company is a subjective excercise that depends on numerous factors. Potential buyers will try to beat down your valuation every chance they get. This section will arm you with the tools needed to defend your valuation when it's time to sell.



Podcast: Real Economic Value in Driving Corporate Culture Podcast: Real Economic Value in Driving Corporate Culture Podcast: Real Economic Value in Driving Corporate Culture Podcast: Real Economic Value in Driving Corporate Culture


If you could purposely - not accidentally, but purposely - create the culture that had the highest probability of causing your people to...

Minimizing Inevitable Risks in the Sale Process Minimizing Inevitable Risks in the Sale Process Minimizing Inevitable Risks in the Sale Process Minimizing Inevitable Risks in the Sale Process


To ensure that the window of vulnerability is as short as possible, it’s critical to thoroughly prepare for a structured, competitive...

Podcast: Making Business Valuations Affordable, Accessible and Real-Time for the Middle Market Podcast: Making Business Valuations Affordable, Accessible and Real-Time for the Middle Market Podcast: Making Business Valuations Affordable, Accessible and Real-Time for the Middle Market Podcast: Making Business Valuations Affordable, Accessible and Real-Time for the Middle Market


In the past, knowing the real-time value of your private businesses was impossible. BizEquity is changing that by democratizing business...

The Emerging Paradigm for Private Equity The Emerging Paradigm for Private Equity The Emerging Paradigm for Private Equity The Emerging Paradigm for Private Equity


The paradigm shift for PE firms in business development strategy, diligence, deal execution, 100 day planning and exit strategy ideation is...

Podcast: How Do Private Equity Firms Work With Operating Partners? Podcast: How Do Private Equity Firms Work With Operating Partners? Podcast: How Do Private Equity Firms Work With Operating Partners? Podcast: How Do Private Equity Firms Work With Operating Partners?


A case study of a The Riverside Company's investment in AIA Private Equity investment, the problems that were faced and how value was built.

Podcast: How to Sell Your Business for a Crazy High Price Podcast: How to Sell Your Business for a Crazy High Price Podcast: How to Sell Your Business for a Crazy High Price Podcast: How to Sell Your Business for a Crazy High Price


What does it take to sell your business for an Outrageous Price? Find out in this interview with Kevin Short, author of Sell Your Business...

Real Stories of Private Equity Value Creation Real Stories of Private Equity Value Creation Real Stories of Private Equity Value Creation Real Stories of Private Equity Value Creation


Understand the process and work that goes into value creation in a private equity investment.

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If you become intoxicated with the thoughts of future riches, you could put your company in jeopardy.

Podcast: The Myth of Value Creation Podcast: The Myth of Value Creation Podcast: The Myth of Value Creation Podcast: The Myth of Value Creation


Discover how you can exit your business at a more lucrative price to the right successor.

Podcast: A Guide to Family Business Transitions Podcast: A Guide to Family Business Transitions Podcast: A Guide to Family Business Transitions Podcast: A Guide to Family Business Transitions


Business succession can be a very stressful process for families. In this podcast, an industry pioneer discusses some fundamental ways for...

Podcast: Lessons Learned From Providing 13 Million+ Business Valuations Podcast: Lessons Learned From Providing 13 Million+ Business Valuations Podcast: Lessons Learned From Providing 13 Million+ Business Valuations Podcast: Lessons Learned From Providing 13 Million+ Business Valuations


Michael Carter, CEO and president of BizEquity, talks about their simple and affordable online tool to value a lower mid-market business.

Narrowing Valuation Gap in Oil and Gas Industry Narrowing Valuation Gap in Oil and Gas Industry Narrowing Valuation Gap in Oil and Gas Industry Narrowing Valuation Gap in Oil and Gas Industry


Discover the factors driving renewed M&A activity in the oil and gas industry and how your company can take advantage of it.

Podcast: Find Freedom and Unlock Hidden Value in Your Business Podcast: Find Freedom and Unlock Hidden Value in Your Business Podcast: Find Freedom and Unlock Hidden Value in Your Business Podcast: Find Freedom and Unlock Hidden Value in Your Business


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Learn the basics about buying and selling an online business.

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Attract a high multiple for your private company by learning what business factors impact a company valuation.

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Some of the best pieces of advice on building a valuable business from our Divestopedia Podcasts.

Podcast: How Private, Mid-Market Businesses Can Avoid Leaving Money on the Table Podcast: How Private, Mid-Market Businesses Can Avoid Leaving Money on the Table Podcast: How Private, Mid-Market Businesses Can Avoid Leaving Money on the Table Podcast: How Private, Mid-Market Businesses Can Avoid Leaving Money on the Table


The average business has a 26% value gap. Think of it as the amount of money that you would leave on the table if you went to sell your...

Podcast: Can Robots Help Increase the Value of Your Business? Podcast: Can Robots Help Increase the Value of Your Business? Podcast: Can Robots Help Increase the Value of Your Business? Podcast: Can Robots Help Increase the Value of Your Business?


Software robots are an emerging trend in business process automation. They reduce the time and cost of carrying out common business...

Simple Test to See if Your Business Will Attract a Premium Valuation Simple Test to See if Your Business Will Attract a Premium Valuation Simple Test to See if Your Business Will Attract a Premium Valuation Simple Test to See if Your Business Will Attract a Premium Valuation


Answering these simple 15 questions can be a predictor if your company will be sold at a premium.